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Antonio Vivaldis The Four Seasons is one of the most popular pieces of music ever composed It is regularly used for commercials and television Shows as well as background music in movies The Four Seasons portrays spring winter autumn and summer with a brilliant composition of music capturing the atmosphere of each season Each season has a sonnet written by Vivaldi himself to accompany it His sonnets influenced the brilliant musical compositions Vivaldis The Four Seasons had a great influence on the musical world because it presented a new type of tune and a new idea Vivaldi had created program music which is music that represents or portrays something He represented the four seasons of the year with a different tune for each season so one can hear the differences between each part of the year Each piece of music was composed in different tunes Concerto No1 in E Major which was Spring Concerto No2 in G Minor which was Summer Concerto No3 in F Major which was Autumn and Concerto No4 in F Minor which was Winter These songs basically created a stage for more program music because they took each season and put very realistic sounds and feeling into them Composers or famous Baroques that took after Vivaldis works had to create mature pieces such as The Four Seasons In the concertos many sounds are heard but the techniques of the violins are what stand out The violins create an atmosphere for each season like no other instrument can Modernly electrical equipment is used to compose sounds of nature or even violins but Vivaldi created the ultimate techniques of a violin Vivaldi is the father of the solo concertos such as the ones that are heard in The Four Seasons He created this technique when he created other concertos but he carried it into The Four Seasons and created a solo concerto for each of the seasons A Solo concerto is in
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